1.Is one of these energy-efficient building programs the best?
2.How much more does an energy-efficient house cost, compared to a regular code built house?
3.How do these labels affect home value when it comes to resale?
An energy-efficient home will generally reduce monthly energy consumption and will continue to have value to potential purchasers. Better building techniques result in homes that are typically less prone to things such as moisture damage, wet basements, drafts and other aspects of home aging that could affect resale value.
4.I’ve heard that an energy-efficient home is healthier – how so?
5.Why are the incentives for the builders and not the buyers?
6.What are the liabilities & limitations?